Cheek Augmentation in Cincinnati

Desire plump, youthful cheeks? Dr. Alexander S. Donath’s Cheek Augmentation in Cincinnati, OH accentuates your natural contours, granting you a radiant and glowing complexion that turns heads.

Cheek Augmentation Benefits: Sculpted and Youthful Cheeks

Cheek augmentation enhances cheek volume, providing a sculpted and youthful appearance to the face. Here are more benefits:

What is Cheek Augmentation Surgery?

Cheek augmentation is a plastic surgery procedure that can add prominence to the cheeks and create better harmony among the facial features. High cheekbones have traditionally been a sign of beauty, and they can be achieved through surgery by either fat transfer or by inserting facial implants in the cheek area; Dr. Donath is a renowned expert in fat transfer and utilizes only fat transfer for surgical cheek recontouring as that allows the most natural and optimized results. Cheek augmentation can enhance features or help improve poor facial contours.

Individuals looking to add prominence to the cheeks may be good candidates for cheek augmentation. As with all surgery, it’s also important that patients have realistic expectations for the outcome and that they be in good health. During a consultation, Dr. Donath will help you to determine if cheek augmentation is right for you.

The Cheek Surgery Process

Local anesthesia with sedation or general anesthesia may be used for cheek augmentation surgery. Cheek augmentation may take up to an hour or slightly more to complete.

It is common for patients to experience some discomfort, though this can usually be easily managed with prescription medication. Most patients are able to return to work within one to two weeks depending on their occupation, and more vigorous activities will need to be postponed until the two week point. For more details and the fat transfer procedure, please click here.

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Cheek AugmentationAm I an Ideal Candidate?

Cheek implant surgery may be a good option for individuals looking to enhance their facial appearance. A good candidate for this treatment plan typically exhibits:

  • Loss of volume in the cheeks

  • Hollow cheeks that lack fullness

  • A desire for a more defined facial structure

  • Good overall health and realistic expectations

The Cheek Augmentation Consultation

During the cheek augmentation consultation, Dr. Donath will discuss how the surgical technique can replenish youthful volume and enhance your facial features. Upper cheek implants are a popular option for patients seeking to add fullness to their cheeks and define their facial structure. Cheek augmentation patients can expect natural-looking results that boost their confidence and restore a more youthful appearance.

Cheek AugmentationWhat are the potential complications?

Cheek augmentation can enhance facial features, but it is important to be aware of potential complications:

  • Infection at cheek implant incisions

  • Swelling and bruising after surgical cheek augmentation

  • Nerve damage leading to numbness or changes in sensation

  • Implant shifting or asymmetry

  • Scarring

  • Allergic reactions to anesthesia

“I am so happy with the results”
– Real Patient
Upper eyelid surgery, filler to lower eyelids and cheeks. I am extremely happy with my eyes. Everyone at the office made me feel very comfortable. I am so happy with the results that I will be bringing my oldest son and husband to have work done. Can’t be happier.

Cheek Augmentation Cost

Dr. Donath’s cheek augmentation expertise is globally acclaimed. Based in Cincinnati, OH, his world-class practice attracts patients from around the world seeking his renowned surgical skills. While costs can range from a few thousand to several thousand dollars depending on individual needs, a consultation with the internationally sought-after Dr. Donath provides a personalized quote for achieving your desired results.

CincinnatiCheek Augmentation Recovery

After cheek augmentation surgery, following proper recovery instructions for fuller cheeks and prominent features is important.

  • Follow-up treatments may be needed for optimal results

  • Expect minor swelling that should subside within a few weeks

  • Avoid strenuous activities to prevent temporary swelling

  • Take prescribed medications as directed by your surgeon

  • Avoid smoking and alcohol consumption during the recovery period

Why choose Dr. Donath — Double Board Certified Plastic Surgeon

  • Internationally renowned facial plastic surgeon–has lectured around the world and is published in leading medical journals.
  • Patients travel from across the US and internationally for Dr. Donath’s expertise.
  • Graduated summa cum laude (highest honors) from Ohio University where he was a scholarship recipient and was inducted into the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa national honor society.
  • He then completed medical school at the University of Cincinnati, widely recognized as one of the top medical centers in the country, where he was President of the school’s American Medical Student Association.
  • Completing a rigorous five-year residency training program in all aspects of Head and Neck Surgery at St. Louis University.
  • He additionally spent time studying at Harvard Medical School.
  • He has been nominated as a Top Doctor in Cincinnati Magazine and by Castle Connolly for many consecutive years — more than a decade.
  • Is a national trainer of other physicians for both Galderma (Dysport®, Restylane®) and Allergan (Botox®, Juvederm®), and is a frequent guest on multiple media outlets to present the public with the most recent facial aesthetic techniques.

Cheek Augmentation FAQs

Cheek augmentation is a plastic surgery procedure designed to add prominence to the cheeks using fat transfer or facial implants. Can help achieve the appearance of high cheekbones, creating better balance and harmony among the facial features. The surgery can improve poor facial contour or simply enhance the features.

If you want to add prominence to the cheeks and are physically healthy and realistic in your expectations, then cheek augmentation may be right for you. Dr. Donath is happy to meet with you for a consultation to help you decide if facial implants are right for you.

During the consultation for cheek augmentation, Dr. Donath will meet with you to examine your cheeks, discuss your goals, and take a thorough medical history. He will weigh other factors like age, skin type and attitude toward facial implants surgery to help determine if cheek augmentation is right for you. He will explain the technique, the anesthesia, the surgical facility, the risks, and the costs and address any questions or concerns that you may have.

Cheek augmentation may be performed with local anesthesia and sedation or with general anesthesia.

Fat transfer surgery may take an hour or slightly more to perform.

The incisions for fat transfer are just a few small needle sticks in the face and one or more very small incisions in the donor area (the part of the body where the fat is taken from (the belly, waist, and/or thighs).

By locating the incisions in the lower eyelid or on the inside of the lower lip, patients are left with no visible scarring.

Some discomfort can be expected after cheek augmentation, though prescription medication is usually more than sufficient to manage this.

Work and most other normal activities can usually be resumed within one to two weeks after the fat transfer surgery.

Stitches are usually removed or dissolve on their own after about ten days.

Whether you live in midwestern states of Ohio, Kentucky, or Indiana, or anywhere else in the U.S. or the world, Donath Facial Plastic Surgery offers cheek augmentation among its services. For a full list of services, please visit our procedures page.